Analysts See $0.43 EPS for Masco Corporation (MAS)

February 7, 2018 - By marketbeat

 Analysts See $0.43 EPS for Masco Corporation (MAS)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.08, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 49 investors sold Masco Corporation shares while 180 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 275.40 million shares or 0.11% more from 275.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Renaissance Group Inc Ltd owns 153,881 shares for 2.52% of their portfolio. Horizon Kinetics Limited holds 7,550 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio, a Ohio-based fund reported 137,714 shares. Greenleaf Tru owns 430 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas holds 0.02% or 102,616 shares. Moreover, Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd has 0.14% invested in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). San Francisco Sentry Inv (Ca) has invested 0% in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). 84,627 are owned by Glg Lc. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Systems reported 25,910 shares. Magnetar Financial Limited Company has 0.01% invested in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) for 9,511 shares. Moreover, Capital Invsts has 0.07% invested in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Boston Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 0.02% in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Washington Bank stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 298,407 shares in its portfolio. 174,565 were accumulated by Basswood Ltd Liability Corporation.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $2.95 million activity. $87,708 worth of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) shares were sold by Gross Joseph B.. Lindow John P had sold 17,026 shares worth $682,254. Cole Kenneth G. sold $84,663 worth of stock or 2,266 shares.

Analysts expect Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) to report $0.43 EPS on February, 8.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 30.30 % from last quarter’s $0.33 EPS. MAS’s profit would be $135.27 million giving it 24.62 P/E if the $0.43 EPS is correct. After having $0.50 EPS previously, Masco Corporation’s analysts see -14.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.57% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $42.34. About 4.63 million shares traded or 74.87% up from the average. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has risen 18.02% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.32% the S&P500.

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering Masco (NYSE:MAS), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Masco had 58 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Longbow given on Thursday, April 6. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, January 5 by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 26 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, January 22. On Friday, December 16 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Outperform”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, May 31 report. The stock of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 29 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, October 28.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products worldwide. The company has market cap of $13.32 billion. The Company’s Plumbing Products segment provides faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bathing units, shower enclosures, toilets, acrylic tubs, shower trays, spas products, exercise pools and systems, brass and copper plumbing system components, and other non-decorative plumbing products. It has a 25.26 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Decorative Architectural Products segment offers architectural coatings, including paints, primers, specialty paints, stains, and waterproofing products; cabinet, door, window, and hardware products; and functional hardware, wall plates, hook and rail products, and picture hanging accessories, as well as decorative bath hardware, shower accessories, and shower doors.

More recent Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Masco Corporation (MAS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 11, 2018” on January 10, 2018. Also Crainscleveland.com published the news titled: “Kichler Lighting to be bought by Masco Corp. of Livonia, Mich.” on January 08, 2018. Themiddlemarket.com‘s news article titled: “Masco Corp acquires Kichler Lighting to expand residential capabilities” with publication date: January 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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